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Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

9/11 Commission Issues An Update On Anniversary Of Report

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Saying that the world has changed "dramatically," the report's authors write that al-Qaida groups have spread, and the threat for cyberterrorism has grown.

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Montana Judge Is Publicly Censured Over 30-Day Sentence For Rape

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Last year, District Judge G. Todd Baugh said that a teacher's victim, a student, seemed older than her age of 14. The girl committed suicide before the trial began.

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North Korea Is Not Pleased: Dance Video Features Kim Jong Un

Monday, July 21, 2014

Citing a threat to the leader's dignity, North Korea reportedly asks China to block a video that inserts Kim Jong Un's image into bizarre situations, all set to a bouncy dance track.

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Hospital Settles Lawsuit By Thousands Of Women Over Exam Photos

Monday, July 21, 2014

The Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins Health System will pay $190 million to settle a class-action lawsuit that includes more than 7,000 women.

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Flight MH17: Black Boxes And Bodies Handed Over; U.N. Calls For Inquiry

Monday, July 21, 2014

In a late-night exchange, pro-Russian separatists have given what they say are Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17's data recorders to Malaysian officials in eastern Ukraine.

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's Friend Convicted For Impeding Bombing Inquiry

Monday, July 21, 2014

Azamat Tazhayakov has been found guilty on some obstruction of justice charges, and not guilty of others. He was accused of removing evidence from Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm room.

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Veteran Who Held Off Taliban Attack On His Own Receives Medal Of Honor

Monday, July 21, 2014

Army Sgt. Ryan Pitts is credited with holding off a brutal Taliban attack back in 2008. He was the only one left alive at an observation post in Afghanistan, and continued to attack despite injuries.

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Benjamin Booker, 'Have You Seen My Son?'

Monday, July 21, 2014

Benjamin Booker is a fiery 22-year-old guitar player from New Orleans about to hit the road with Jack White. This tune, from his debut album, is about an evangelical father praying for his son's soul.

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Obama: Evidence MH17 Hit By Missile From Rebel-Held Area Of Ukraine

Friday, July 18, 2014

The president says at least one U.S. citizen is among the nearly 300 people killed when the plane crashed in the eastern Donetsk region.

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Actress And Singer Elaine Stritch Has Died

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Elaine Stritch, whose talent led to a substantial career on Broadway and in cabarets, died today at age 89. She had been living in her native Michigan, where she moved last year from New York.

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U.S. Officials: Malaysian Airliner Likely Shot Down

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Vice President Biden says it appears that the Malaysia Airlines jet with nearly 300 people aboard was "blown out of the sky" over eastern Ukraine.

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California Bank Robbery Ends In Violent And Deadly Car Chase

Thursday, July 17, 2014

"The suspects had massive amounts of ammunition either taped to or strapped to their bodies," says the police chief of Stockton, Calif. Two suspects and one hostage died.

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Microsoft Will Cut As Many As 18,000 Jobs

Thursday, July 17, 2014

A large layoff is under way at Microsoft, as the technology company says it will cut 13,000 jobs in the next six months. All but 500 of those layoffs are related to the Nokia phone division.

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Blues Guitarist Johnny Winter Dies At 70

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Texas blues legend Johnny Winter has died, ending a long and expansive career that included working alongside bluesman Muddy Waters and playing at the Woodstock festival.

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A 5-Hour Truce Between Hamas And Israel Ends, And Fighting Begins

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Israel and Hamas agreed to hold their fire for five hours, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. local time, for humanitarian reasons. But the peace is now over, and attacks have resumed.

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A Huge New Crater Is Found In Siberia, And The Theories Fly

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

The crater is estimated at 262 feet wide and is in the northern Siberian area of Yamal, a name The Siberian Times says roughly translates as "the end of the world."

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New Hampshire Says It Will Now Allow D.C. Residents To Buy Booze

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Last week, a group of Washingtonians visiting New Hampshire were told they couldn't buy alcohol because their IDs weren't from a state.

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Murdoch Confirms A Spurned Bid For Time Warner

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox says that it sought to buy Time Warner last month, confirming an offer said to be worth $80 billion.

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EEOC Announces Tougher Rules Protecting Pregnant Workers

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Discrimination against female workers who might get pregnant in the future, or have been pregnant in the past, is against the law, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says.

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Israeli Official: Chance Of A Ground Invasion Of Gaza 'Very High'

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

A military official said each day of fighting increases the likelihood of invasion. Earlier Wednesday, an Israeli strike was blamed for the deaths of four boys on a beach in Gaza.

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